ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group A

South Africa v West Indies

South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

15.1

M Morkel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, from round the stumps, homing in on the off stump, Chanders stays back to push it to backward point region.

15.4

M Morkel to Chanderpaul, 1 run

15.6

M Morkel to Chanderpaul, 1 leg bye, Full in length, on the leg and middle line, Chanderpaul shuffles across, tries to tickle it away but misses and the ball runs off the pad

West Indies 177/2   S Chanderpaul 2* (3b)

16.1

van der Wath to Chanderpaul, 1 run, lands on a length, on the middle, moves towards off stump, Chanderpaul tries to chop it to third man but gets a inside edge to short fine-leg region

16.3

van der Wath to Chanderpaul, 1 run, short in length, at the body, lapped around the corner

16.5

van der Wath to Chanderpaul, 1 run, Chanders gives the strike back to Dwayne with a drive to cover

West Indies 181/3   S Chanderpaul 5* (6b)

17.1

M Morkel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, yorker length, on the off stump line, chopped down to third man

17.6

M Morkel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, full again, good length this, Chanderpaul goes for a swing across the line, the head bobs all over and he loses control and just ends up squeezing it past square leg.

West Indies 184/4   S Chanderpaul 7* (8b)

18.1

van der Wath to Chanderpaul, FOUR, Outside edge. Lovely lemon cut or French cut as you please. Full and homing in on the off stump, Chanderpaul tries to slice it through point. Instead the ball runs to third man boundary

18.2

van der Wath to Chanderpaul, OUT, Another one goes down. The wickets are suddenly falling in a heap here as West Indies try to hit every ball for a six. Short in length, in the zone outside off, Chanderpaul tries to upper cut it over point but ends up nicking it to Boucher.

S Chanderpaul c †Boucher b van der Wath 11 (21m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 110.00

West Indies 188/5   S Chanderpaul 11 (10b 1x4)
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Photos

Sep 11, 2007

Chris Gayle hits one hard, South Africa v West Indies , Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 11, 2007

Chris Gayle hits one hard

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Sep 11, 2007

Herschelle Gibbs attempts yet another big shot, South Africa v West Indies , Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 11, 2007

Herschelle Gibbs attempts yet another big shot

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